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Section Board for 'Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease' (15)

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Prof. Dr. Rembert Pieper
Adjunct Scientist, J Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, United States
Interests: host-pathogen interactions; biomarkers; systems biology; biochemistry; proteomics
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Prof. Dr. Pantelis G. Bagos
University of Thessaly, School of Science, Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, Greece
Interests: Bioinformatics; Biostatistics; Genetic Epidemiology, Systematic Reviews and meta-analysis
Dr. Raul Colodner

Laboratory Medicine Department, Emek Medical Center, 21 Rabin Rd, Afula, Israel
Interests: clinical microbiology diagnostic methods; MALDI-TOF; molecular diagnostic methods; rapid diagnostic of bloodstream infections; rapid diagnostic of bacterial resistance; point-of-care diagnostics in microbiology
Dr. Mario Cruciani
Infectious Diseases Unit, AULSS 9 scaligera-Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: systematic reviews and meta-analysis of diagnostic tests; diagnosis of invasive fungal Infections
Prof. Dr. Paul Froom

School of Public Health, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Interests: clinical utility; urinary tract infections; elderly, internal medicine; laboratory testing
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Dr. Zeno Bisoffi
1. Department of Infectious Tropical Diseases and Microbiology (DITM), IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
2. Department of Diagnostics and Public Health, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: strongyloidiasis; clinical research on malaria and other tropical and parasitic diseases; surveillance of imported tropical and infectious diseases; assessment of diagnostic tools in tropical medicine and parasitology; clinical epidemiology and clinical decision-making applied to tropical medicine
Prof. Dr. Gilbert Donders
Infectious diseases and vulva pathology in OB/GYN, Antwerp University Hospital and Antwerp University, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium; Director Femicare vzw, Clinical Research for women, Gasthuismolenstraat 31, 3300 Tienen, Belgium
Interests: diagnosis of genital infections, i.e., microscopy, molecular biology, microbioma research, metabolomics, etc.
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Prof. Dr. Edward R.B. Moore
Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; and Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Guldhedsgatan 10a, SE-41346 Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: microbial evolution and phylogeny; bacterial systematics and taxonomy; bacterial identification; molecular bacterial diagnostics; diagnostics of infectious diseases; anti-microbial resistance
Dr. Thierry Naas
School of Medicine, University Paris Saclay, Hopital de Bicêtre, Service de Bactériologie, Bâtiment Broca, 3ème étage, 78 rue du Gal Leclerc, 94275 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
Interests: genetics of antibiotic resistance; Gram negatives; ß-lactamases; carbapenemases; diagnostics (biochemical, phenotypical, molecular) and diagnostics of antibiotics resistance genes; NGS; transcriptomics; microbiota
Dr. Dimitrios Farmakiotis
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, United States
Interests: infections in immunocompromised patients; transplantation; fungal infections; Candida; Aspergillus; Mucorales; antifungal resistance; Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
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Prof. Dr. Mariagrazia Perilli
Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: molecular and epidemiological characterization of mechanisms of resistance to antibiotics in Gram-negatove pathogens; mobile genetic elements; beta-lactamases, beta-lactamase inhibitors; mechanisms of serine- and metallo-beta-lactamases
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Dr. Ranjan Ramasamy
IDFISH Technology, 556 Gibraltar Drive, Milpitas, CA95035, USA
Interests: Immunodiagnostics; Molecular Diagnostics; Vector-Borne Diseases; Immunology and Biochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Nuno Taveira
Egas Moniz University Institute, Almada, Portugal; Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: virus epidemiology; transmission dynamics; diversity and drug resistance; production/validation of new diagnostic tests; development of new antiviral drugs; development of new HIV vaccine and microbicide candidates
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Topical Collection in Diagnostics: Diagnostic Virology
Prof. Dr. Georgina Tzanakaki
Department of Public Health, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece
Interests: Neisseria meningitidis; Spreptococcus pneumoniaw; Haemophilus influenzae; bacterial meningitis; molecular diagnosis; outbreak investigation; vaboratory surveillance; meningococcal and pneumococcal vaccines
Prof. Dr. Carmen de Mendoza
Pharmaceutical & Health Science Department. Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Madrid, Spain
Interests: human retroviruses (HIV-1, HIV-2 & HTLV); viral hepatitis (HBV, HCV, and HDV); resistance to antiretrovirals; molecular epidemiology for HTLV-1, HIV-2 subtypes
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